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Enacting the uniform emergency volunteer health practitioners act (Van De Wege, Pedersen, Kuderer)

Establishes the uniform emergency volunteer health
practitioners act which applies to volunteer health
practitioners registered with a certain registration system
and who provide health or veterinary services in this state
for a host entity while an emergency declaration is in
effect.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY 1ST SUBSTITUTE (Health & Long Term Care)
The substitute bill strikes the existing liability language from the bill and replaces it with liability language specific to volunteer health practitioners and users of volunteer health practitioner registration systems

SENATE FLOOR AMENDMENTS:
Amends section 12 of the act to include terms defined in the act and to align with existing codified liability language, and strikes section 14 of the act, amending RCW 38.52.010.

Hearing Date: Friday, February 16, 2018 -- 10:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5990&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)